Exploring flow in novice programming environments

Mark Zarb, Janet Hughes

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    Flow theory describes a way of gauging happiness and motivation. The flow experience has been widely researched within several contexts, such as work and education. There are opportunities to explore the occurrence of flow within the context of novice programming. What can help students achieve flow? Can flow affect programming success?
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationITiCSE '11
    Subtitle of host publication Proceedings of the 16th Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science
    Place of PublicationNew York
    PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
    Number of pages1
    ISBN (Print)978-1-4503-0697-3
    Publication statusPublished - 2011


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